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Clearview invokes Section 230 legal shield for social media companies in fighting Vermont suit

By Amy Miller
  • 21 May 2020 17:26
  • 23 May 2020 10:07
Clearview AI is invoking a legal shield used by social media companies hoping to defeat Vermont’s lawsuit alleging that the company illegally collected and stored residents’ photos to build a facial-recognition database without their permission.
The company’s facial-recognition search engine is an interactive computer service, just like any social media

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Amy Miller

Senior Correspondent

Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

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